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Australian Faunal Directory
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:2cf8bb67-a70c-454f-8f5c-e69409d1e613

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links

JSON

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WMS

To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS)
http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Hexanchus griseus
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.

RDF

To download an RDF/XML document for the concepts and names click here
A JSON view of this information is here here
A html view of this information is here here

Further details

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats
Conservation status
IUCNNear Threatened (Lower Risk)

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  • representative image of taxa
    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: Otto Gadig
    Rights: Otto Gadig

Description

Skin color ranges from tan to brown, or as dark as black. It has a light colored lateral line down the sides and on the fins' edges. There are darker colored spots on the sides. The general body shape is a heavy, powerful body with a broad head with small eyes. The pupils are black and the eye color is a fluorescent blue green. ... source: Wikipedia

Online resources

Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Video Page Url, Images
OZ Animals
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
Description, Habitat, Diet, Reference, Images

Species Lists

South Australian Fish from the AFD

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Hexanchus griseus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Squalus griseus Bonnaterre, 1788 Bonnaterre, 1788
Published in: Bonnaterre, J.P. 1788. Tableau Encyclopédique et Méthodique des trois Règnes de la Nature. Ichthyologie. Paris pp. pp. 1-215, 102 pls

Common Names

Common name Source
Bluntnose Sixgill Shark
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Bull Shark
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Cow Shark
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Grey Shark
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Mud Shark
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Sixgill Shark
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Atlantic Mud Shark
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Bluntnose Six-gill Shark
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Brown Shark
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Bull Dog Shark
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Gray Shark
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Six-gill Shark
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Six-gilled Shark
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Sixgill Cow Shark
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Sixgilled Shark
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
CHONDRICHTHYES
subclass
ELASMOBRANCHII
order
HEXANCHIFORMES
family
HEXANCHIDAE
genus
Hexanchus
species
Hexanchus griseus  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Charts showing breakdown of occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA

Genbank

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